raja-yoga

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Definition of raja-yoga 

: a yoga discipline that consists of eight stages leading to self-realization and liberation — compare asana, dhyana, samadhi; hatha-yoga , jnana-yoga, karma-yoga

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History and Etymology for raja-yoga

Sanskrit rājayoga, from rājan king + yoga

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